Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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Mar 23, 2017, 21:48 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Reminds Investors In Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. Of Imminent Lead Plaintiff Deadline

Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. ("Stemline" or the "Company")...


Mar 23, 2017, 19:54 ET Securus Corrects More Inaccuracies in Global Tel*Link's (GTL) Press Release

Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and...


Mar 23, 2017, 18:01 ET Updated: Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. ("AmTrust"...


Mar 23, 2017, 17:41 ET Securus Technologies Continues to Highlight Integrity Concerns Associated with Competitor

Securus Technologies, a leading provider of civil and criminal justice technology solutions for public safety, investigation, corrections and...


Mar 23, 2017, 14:28 ET RM LAW Announces Investigation of TransDigm Group Incorporated

RM LAW, P.C. is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of TransDigm Group Incorporated ("TransDigm" or the "Company") (NYSE:...


Mar 23, 2017, 12:09 ET Argentum Persists in Challenging the "Evergreening" Patent on UCB's VIMPAT®

In addition to reaching settlements granting Argentum Pharmaceuticals LLC rights to market lower-cost generics of other patented drugs, Argentum...


Mar 23, 2017, 10:10 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Notifies Investors of Class Action Against JBS S.A. (JBSAY) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline - May 22, 2017

Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC notifies investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against JBS S.A....


Mar 23, 2017, 09:40 ET RWLK SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving ReWalk Robotics Ltd. and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 27, 2017

The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the USDC for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of...


Mar 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Summary Notice of (I) Pendency of Class Action, Certification of Settlement Class, and Proposed Settlement; (II) Settlement Hearing; and (III) Motion for an Award of Attorneys' Fees and Reimbursement of Litigation Expenses

The following statement is being issued by Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP regarding the In re: Altisource Portfolio Solutions, S.A....


Mar 23, 2017, 08:30 ET Ampio Updates Intellectual Property and Regulatory Exclusivity Strategy to Support the Commercialization of Ampion™

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) announces the issuance of China Patent No 102210852 B for the production of an active ingredient of...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:30 ET Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Auto Mechanic and Brake Technicians with Mesothelioma Instant Access to the Nation's Top Compensation Lawyers for a Better Outcome

The Mesothelioma Victims Center is one of the leading resources in the nation for auto mechanics or auto/truck brake technicians who want to...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Appiphany Technologies' Sport Jersey Tagging Solution in the Spotlight

Sports fans received good news on Monday, when the NFL announced the recovery of Tom Brady's game jersey worn in Super Bowl LI. Also retrieved in...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Dozens Of Bacterial Infection Cases Among Patients Of NJ Pain Center Remind Trial Lawyer Of Early Stages Of 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Trial attorney Michael F. Barrett, of Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, P.C., says the controversy surrounding the Osteo Relief Institute...


Mar 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Edward T. Kole and Joseph J. Russell, Jr. Receive Middlesex County Bar Association 2017 Awards

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. is pleased to announce that the Middlesex County Bar Association has selected Edward T. Kole as the recipient...


Mar 23, 2017, 07:57 ET DEADLINE REMINDER: J&W Reminds Yahoo! Investors That Bought in Class Period and Lost Money to Contact Firm before March 27

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP (J&W) announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of Yahoo!...


Mar 23, 2017, 07:47 ET TEMPUR SEALY (TPX) ALERT: J&W Announces Investigation of Tempur Sealy International, Inc.; Did You Lose Money When Stock Plummeted in January?

Shareholder Rights Law Firm Johnson & Weaver, LLP (J&W) is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Tempur...


Mar 23, 2017, 06:02 ET Egalet Announces Issuance of New U.S. and International Patents for Guardian™ Technology

Egalet Corporation (Nasdaq: EGLT) ("Egalet"), a fully integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and...


Mar 22, 2017, 18:32 ET SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Has Filed an Amended Complaint on Behalf of Shareholders of Patriot National, Inc. - PN

The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP: To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired securities...


Mar 22, 2017, 17:30 ET Block & Leviton LLP Is Investigating TransDigm Group For Securities Fraud And Encourages Shareholders To Contact The Firm

Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a national securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide announces that it is...


Mar 22, 2017, 16:29 ET Investor Update: Hagens Berman Alerts Investors in TransDigm Group to the Firm's Investigation into Possible Securities Law Violations Related to House Committee on Armed Services Member's Request to Investigate TransDigm Business Practices

Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts investors in TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) to the firm's investigation into possible securities...


Mar 22, 2017, 16:27 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against BT Group plc - BT

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of BT Group plc...


Mar 22, 2017, 16:07 ET Wolters Kluwer Opens Registration for Annual Free Webinar on OIG Work Plan Risk

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced that registration is open for its free annual Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Work...


Mar 22, 2017, 16:02 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against State Street Corporation - STT

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of State Street...


Mar 22, 2017, 15:57 ET EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against The Western Union Company - WU

Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of The Western Union...


Mar 22, 2017, 13:23 ET Varsity Brands Issues Statement In Response To Favorable Supreme Court Ruling

Varsity Brands today issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court's 6-2 ruling in STAR ATHLETICA, L.L.C. v. VARSITY BRANDS,...